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I'm sorry - do I know you?

I answered my telephone and somebody said “Hi, I’m Josh how are you today?” Being an Englishman in late middle-age my automatic, but unspoken, response was “Who the f**k is Josh and what’s my day got to do with you.” As my new best pal Josh launched into his sales spiel for something or other he started to address me using my first name, and not even my full first name, but the abbreviation of it. 858 more words


Crack down on Chuggers - Tom Scott interview

Shine’s Fundraising and Communication Manager, Tom Scott (pictured) speaks about the issue of chuggers, after recent news reports regarding shoppers’ complaints about charity fundraising in Croydon town centre have sparked new measures to restrict their activities. 86 more words


The Rise of the Chuggers

The Rise of the Chuggers

The news that Olive Cook, someone who I hadn’t heard of before until 2 days ago, had killed herself is tragic in itself. 463 more words

Greenpeace collectors say they're not harassing people

Iona Pannet has a name as a bit of a Watermelon in Wellington council so its somewhat strange that she would comment as she did and imply Greenpeace collectors were harassing passers by in Wellington streets. 290 more words

NZ Politics

A Monday Moan: Not So Sweet Charity...

Moan One

I’m all for charity and people giving up their time to do fundraising for good causes etc. However, there are good ways and not so good ways for this to be carried out. 401 more words


EDITORIAL: Charities and disaster relief - prime candidates for contactless technology?

This post was first released on Monday 16th February. Contactless Intelligence Weekly News Review Editorial – Week 08 2015:

The UK, in my opinion, is a very charitable nation. 1,310 more words


Charity Begins at Home (but not at tea-time please)

Having just received yet another unsolicited telephone call from a charity I’m pondering the ethics of collecting money for good causes.

I give money to charity. 997 more words